Tuesday, August 4, 2015

The New York Mets win their fifth straight game

The New York Mets defeated the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.  The game took place at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida and the final score was 5-1 Mets.  Jon Niese started and pitched great and Lucas Duda and Ruben Tejada each had two hits. 

Niese pitched seven innings giving up four hits and a run with a walk and six strikeouts.  Niese won his sixth game of the season.  Tyler Clippard pitched an inning giving up two hits and Jeurys Familia pitched an inning giving up a hit and he struck out one. 

Brad Hand pitched four innings giving up five hits and no runs with a walk and three strikeouts.  Adam Conley pitched 2 1/3 innings giving up two hits and a run with a walk and two strikeouts, Bryan Morris pitched 2/3 of an inning with a strikeout and Mike Dunn lost his fifth game of the season pitching 2/3 of an inning giving up five  hits and four runs with a strikeout.  Brian Ellington pitched 1 1/3 perfect innings with a strikeout. 

Curtis Granderson ahd a hit, an RBI and drew a walk, Yoenis Cespedes had a hit and Juan Uribe had a hit.  Duda had two hits, Travis d'Arnaud had a hit and drew a walk and Wilmer Flores had a hit.  Tejada had two hits and an RBI, Niese had a hit and Eric Campbell had a hit and an RBI.  Juan Lagares had a hit and two RBI, Flores and Granderson each hit a double and Lagares hit a triple.  The Mets were 4-11 with runners in scoring position and left nine men on base.  Uribe committed an error. 

Dee Gordon had a hit and an RBI, Cole Gillespie had a hit and Christian Yelich had a hit.  Ichiro Suzuki had a hit, Martin Prado had a hit and Derek Dietrich had two hits.  Adeiny Hechavarria drew a walk and the Marlins were 1-7 with runners in scoring position and left eight men on base. 

In the third Gordon hit an RBI single to give the Marlins a 1-0 lead.  In the sixth Tejada hit an RBI single tying the game at one.  In the eighth Campbell hit an RBI single to give the Mets a 2-1 lead and Lagares hit a two run triple to make it 4-1 Mets.  Granderson hit an RBI double and it was 5-1 Mets and that would be the final score.  The two teams will play game three of three on Wednesday night.  The Mets will look for the sweep and their sixth straight win. 

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